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(Reuters Health) - Asthma attacks serious enough to require steroid treatment or hospitalization may be less likely when people take vitamin D supplements, a recent analysis suggests.
The challenge of explaining updated guidelines on the introduction of peanut products will be among the topics addressed at the American College of Allergy, Asthma&Immunology (ACAAI) meeting.Medscape Medical News
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Researchers at Pitzer College screened 3,715 highly-intelligent people for mental illness. They found they had double the rate of mental illness and a higher risk of asthma and allergies than others.
ASTHMA attacks could be a thing of the past. Asthma UK claim parasitic worms that live in stomachs could cure the condition for 5.4 million UK sufferers.
Fiorentina Roviezzo, Rosalinda Sorrentino, Michela Terlizzi, Maria Antonietta Riemma, Valentina Mattera Iacono, Antonietta Rossi, Giuseppe Spaziano, Aldo Pinto, Bruno D ’Agostino, Giuseppe Cirino
A new study shows that HpARI, a protein made by intestinal worms, could lead to treatments that reduce and prevent asthma and other allergic responses.
Authors: Minami D, Ando C, Nakasuka T, Iwamoto Y, Sato K, Fujiwara K, Shibayama T, Yonei T, Sato T Abstract Bronchial thermoplasty is a novel procedure for patients with severe asthma showing a stable lung function. We herein report two cases with a deteriorating lung function. The lung function tended to improve in one case, while the other case discontinued mepolizumab medication after the procedure. Treatment was performed safely under general anesthesia in both cases. The use of bronchial thermoplasty may therefore be useful for the treatment of patients with a deteriorating lung function. PMID: 29033420 [P...
PARASITIC worms that live in stomachs could cure asthma in the 5.4 million UK sufferers, according to Asthma UK.
In this article, H&T Presspart's programme manager Benjamin Jung and US sales and business development director Dana Shears describe the role of connected devices in the treatment of asthma and COPD. They discuss the requirements for mass adoption an …